Stussy is mine and only mine!
Looks like the crew is finally complete.
Anon I remember when people said this shit about Dressrosa and the coliseum.
Now most of them have joined the Strawhats.
I am sure Oda will make at least 2 of the underworld characters relevant in the future.
Umm, I thought Jinbe was telling Aladin that he will inevitably die someday. Which is why he'd rather bet his life on "now" as if he'd joined the Strawhats.
But then again, I don't know what he said in Japanese.
>introduce a million characters
>explain the backstory of all of them
>make sure they all get a spotlight
>never kill a single character so you can always go back on them to make more chapters
>collect 24 million USD per year
>promise to end the show in 10 years every 10 years
Oh wow another chapter where nothing happened. Oda is God!
I love the fact that after all these years of seeing birds deliver the paper you just assume they're trained animals, but it turns out it's the birds themselves running and writing the paper.
Dogtooth (Katakuri) looks pretty neat. Smootie being on drinks duty is also comical.
The most fearsome pirate; the infamous Big Bird Morgans
Can we can him Goro from now on since he actually 100% is Guts and Zoro fused.
I'm glad we're finally seeing more of the Underworld beyond Doflamingo and Buggy. I already like all of these guys, especially Morgans.
As someone who's been vocally against to the "Jinbe will die this arc" theory that Aladine conversation is making me nervous with how blatantly its foreshadowing a sacrifice.
Dragon Ball was 13-14 pages on average.
And that's without counting spreads as single pages like you did.
He feels more like a Kaido pirate than a Big Mom Pirate.
Everyone else is this over the top, cartoonish Alice in Wonderland-esque freak, and then you have Katakuri who's an edgelord cowboy.
He uses Clackers as a weapon, doesn't he?
I suppose it's a bit different because the others such as Cracker and Smoothie were translated into English, but we've known Katakuri as that since before his intro and now they're attempting the English conversion. I have to admit though, Dogtooth sounds pretty badass.
I'm guessing that Big Mom would ask him to change the headline from "Big Mom pulls a Red Wedding" to "Vinsmokes try to betray and kill Big Mom and were exterminated as punishment".
I find it peculiar that we've already seen the two eldest sons but we are yet to see any of Linlin's older daughters. You'd think her firstborn would be a big deal and I doubt it's Perospero.
Flicks hardened jelly beans, and likely turns to jelly or beans too. Also can apparently see the actions of others a few seconds ahead, when he concentrates his observation haki. Based on this chapter, that is.
What's Katakuri's DF ability going to be?
Flick Flick Fruit?
>observation haki now literally lets you see in the future if you're good enough
>You will now reply...
Could this be...
There's only one person who's surely going to die in this arc.
>Strawhat Luffy goes on murderous rampage on Whole Cake Island and allies with the traiterous Vinsmokes and Capone Bege
>Big Mom swears that her murdered subjects will be avenged
>>observation haki now literally lets you see in the future if you're good enough
Even earlier than that actually fuccbois.
Observation haki predicting the future has been a thing longer than observion haki itself.
>What's Katakuri's DF ability going to be
Vine vine fruit, purple colored
>See into the future
None of what he did was seeing into the future, merely knowing what the fuck was going on with the guy who kept refusing a weapon check
>or else when the fuck is oda going to reveal them
By the end of the series. Oda probably doesn't want to reveal them yet because he doesn't know how much he's going to need to keep inflating the numbers to make the bad guys look intimidating. Once he's reached the final arc, he can just take the highest revealed bounty and double it.
>In Marineford where the only thing he had in mind was saving Ace
>observation haki now literally lets you see in the future if you're good enough
How many pages a second are you on my man?
When he predicted there would still be 5 participants left in his death game after a certain amount of time, or whatever the exact details of that part were.
>Anon I remember when people said this shit about Dressrosa and the coliseum
What about it? Dressora was literally pure unfiltered shit
>Recycled fruit / ability
>Every single big fight either ended in disappointment or an asspull
>Semi final bosses dropped like fucking filler character
That's not really an example, since he himself shocked people until there were 6 left, at what point Gan Fall or Wiper(I should re-read Skypiea) sudoku'd at him and made it 5.
Mantra is basically it. They can tell their next movement.
The next question is how far? Possibly differs from person to person.
Observation Haki while basically is to "see", in application can do several thing. people have different specialization in it.
- Ussop is can focus it to see presence for far far away.
- That girl from Sky island and Coby is more wide area radar on people presence and feelings.
- Luffy (vs Mihawk) and standard mantra could read what people going to do and use it to perfectly dogde attacks or counter it.
Dogtooth beling to the third one, albeit that he could read a bit further in the future or he combined the third with it with coby's read feelings that make him able to tell other people intentions.
CAN I HAVE SCREENTIME NOW
U SAID THAT I COULD HAVE SCREENTIME
CAN I HAVE SCREENTIME NOW GUISE
Mama slept with Brook so I guess the position is currently open.
Alternatively, the fellow is currently chained to a wall in the sex dungeon, waiting for Linlin to bring him a special piece of the wedding cake after the party.
>people honest to god trying to argue observation haki isn't real, every instance of it in the series is actually just "good battle instincts" or "making basic predictions". Everyone in the series has just been pretending it exists and even Oda himself has been lying about the rules and true nature of his own story for years.
Damn. One piece threads have some of the craziest idiots I've ever seen.
Amande, Opera, Smoothie and Mont-d'Or are much more in line with the general fashion and style of Whole Cake Island than Katakuri is. It's not just being a proportionate character in a land of caricatures, but his entire fashion sense and presentation.
I don't mind it at all, it's a breath of fresh air and makes him stand out among Big Moms other members, and his fighting style is just as ridiculous as everyone elses. But it does make an immediate impression. I wonder if he's going to have a more rebellious personality?
I'll give you Galette though, since she's just Ginrummy with lighter hair.
I wonder if there is still any "she was just pretending to be double retarded" puddingfags around
>So why do the Whitebeard commanders have such low bounties compared to the other Yonko? Ace was only at 550,000,000, is the power creep that big
Because that same comparable power of the commanders under Whitebeard was spread out (unevenly) across 16 positions, whereas the likes of Big Mom/Kaido spread the commander power over 3 or 4 people which in turn makes them stronger individuals with higher bounties because they are a much higher threat.
Im not talking about Opera but his brothers. Again Katakuri's design is comparable to Cracker and Smoothie. Big Mom crew is diverse, thats it. Amande is goofy but a giant fisman with a ugly haircut isn't? There will be goody design in Kaido's crew too.
>yfw Blackbeard Vs. Luffy
>they stare at each other for 5 minutes
>HAHAHAHHAHAH WHAT AN INCREDIBLE FIGHT MUGIWARA!! NO MATTER WHICH FUTURE I SEE I ALWAYS LOSE!! LOOKS LIKE I GIVE UP HAHAHAHAHAHAH YOU MADMAN
Eh, Big mom have 4 commander that claims things and Whitebeard spread the chain of command to 12 commander
Not to mention Ace is the young one there.
Also unlike Bigmom that burns city every now and then which boost the bounty, White beard is not as hostile which may affect their bounty growth.
>wants everyone to know she murdered them
It wouldn't be in her best interest for people to know that she broke a promise of alliance and murdered a family she said she was going to form a union with. Nobody would ever want to marry into Big Mom's family again if word got out.
She'd want people to know that the Vinsmokes are dead, but like I said she would want people to think that the Vinsmokes started it.
It's worth noting that we don't have bounties for Marco, Jozu or Vista, and they're the three hot shots of the Whitebeard Pirates.
Ace was one of the younger and newer crew members.
>White beard is not as hostile which may affect their bounty growth
They still wanted them dead regardless, and Ace was the son of Roger but still was only 550 million.
Same point as above, Ace was the second commander, the son of Roger and was an ex-super rookie. He should have had a higher bounty than Jozu/Vista no matter what.
>Oh, look a good looking and powerful character!
Inb4 jelly bean fruit and his teeth are actually jelly beans which he rips out and throws at people and he looks goofy as fuck without his scarf because this is one piece.
550 million is roughly equivalent to where Luffy is now, which makes sense. Both are sons of highly wanted criminals and powerful super rookies with unusually high bounties.
You have an argument for him being Roger's son, but who knows how much the government wanted to cover that up until they made the announcement? Robin's bounty should also be way fucking higher if we considered her history with the government.
>Ace was the second commander
He was the head of the second division, not the second in command. They weren't ranked in a specific order.
Vista was holding Mihawk back. Yes, Mihawk is clearly far stronger, but it still counts as something. I assume Vista would be a good opponent for current Zoro to fix the powerlevel mess.
Most marines didn't know that he is the son of rogers which possibly being kept secrets among admirals and some vice-admirals until arrest. which possibly the son or roger is not counted in his bounty.
And again, bounty is based on their threat to the government. It's not direct powerlevel things.
I seriously doubt ace behave like Kid, Jack, or big mom pirates who burns and slaughter their way to the top which again, boost their bounty significantly.
forget her legs, look at this guy
never stated as such.
But it is stated that the 2nd didn't have commander for awhile and Ace the enthusiastic newbie being offered the position. hell, at one point, ace offered the position to Teach.
But Jozu doesn't have the best showings.
Hell Cracker is no pushover and seems to work around wearing people down.
It'll really be the battle of the stamina's.
But I can't really see a dude who is meant to be one of Whitebeards Big Bois dropping. It'll be one hell of a fight that's for sure.
Underworld leaders look pretty disappointing.
I expected more Dofla type of characters or at least character designs as interesting as pirate crew designs but they seem more normal looking than the World Nobles.
Someone who is suppose to be in charge of the pleasure quarter doesn't really look like she is the queen of whores.
You are right with Marco lacking firepower but he's fucking invincible. The man din't even care about Kizaru trying to kill him, he wasn't even looking back. As the strongest WB pirate i believe he would win against Cracker.
This reminds me how I skimmed a random OP chapter before I got into the series.
It was from Impel Down arc and featured Ivankov and Bon Clay on the first few pages. At that time I had hard time appreciating those characters designs.
Ironically, both of them are among my favorite characters in OP now.
The point is, Oda's style grows on you.
>tfw people mocked you for stating that Jinbe will die this arc
>tfw it might actually come true
Oh how the tables have turned
>/opg/ memes Jimbeis death into reality
>yfw Luffy uses gear 4 tako hanabi to counter Katakuri and send half the party flying.
Best pairing! Incredible chemistry in the manga and great doujins!
I'd honestly argue that Oda's one of the better character designers in the manga business right now. It's impressive that in a series with literally thousands of characters most of them can be identified immediately by their silhouette alone, and his art is flexible enough to naturally shift back and forth from extremely cartoony to dramatic at a whim.
His women need work and I'm not a fan of his ridiculous character sizes these days but he definitely knows what he's doing.
For a second I thought he was back
Katakuri is dogtooth violet.
Katakuriko is, as expected, dogtooth violet starch.
But also potato starch for some reason.
>Cracker vs Doffy
Going with Cracker.
>current Luffy without using gear 4 vs current Smoker
Luffy stomps him. Smoker post TS doesn't seem much of a threat to anyone, I'd probably put Franky above him.
>Luffy vs Law
Luffy G4's him.
>Zoro vs Jinbei
Not sure, haven't seen the extent of Zoro.
>current Luffy vs not dead Ace
Ace stalemated with Jinbei, Luffy G4's him.
>You are a fool if you think Blackbeard, the literal antithesis of Luffy, a D. and an antagonist hyped up for years will not have haki.
Why? Luffy having haki and Blackbeard not having it would ADD to their disparity. Blackbeard acheives a similar outcome (but better) by negating fruit powers, as opposed to Luffy who can only bypass. CoO would also be useless since he's a slow tank, and therefore doesn't dodge stuff in fights. It would be perfect really. Him having haki would be generic and no different to most other antagonists, whereas Blackbeard doing shit his own way is what makes him untoppable as an antagonist
>Doffy wins high difficulty
>Luffy wins mid difficulty
>Luffy is pushed back until he uses Gear 4 to one shot- high difficulty win for Luffy
>Zoro wins high difficulty (I honestly think Zoro is equal to Luffy in a 1v1)
So after the way Blackbeard acted in Jaya you truly believe he does not have ambition, will and dreams that are strong enough to develop haki?
This is why chapter release day threads are cancer, I actually have to have this discsusion with new fags
If you are a pirate, and you defeat an other one, how do you collect the bounty?
If you go yourself, then they might capture you too. If you send someone, hen he could run away with the bounty or WG/Marine can still be an asshole and inprision him and keep the money for themselves.
>>Cracker vs Doffy
Doflamingo wins, he has the tremendous endurance, versatility and intelligence to get to Crackers main body and kill him.
>>current Luffy without using gear 4 vs current Smoker
A henchman of Doflamingo defeated Smoker easily, how's this a debate?
>>Luffy vs Law
Luffy crushes Law in raw speed and strength, but Law could still win with superior technique and intelligence.
>>Zoro vs Jinbei
Jinbei wins under very high difficulty.
>>current Luffy vs not dead Ace
Ace lost against pre-TS Blackbeard, so Luffy wins.
i mean that's false. WB talks about his many fights "to the death" and rivalries all the time and we've seen plenty of failed challengers shown and mentioned
your description applies more to shanks' crew, who are indeed a bunch of fucking goons roaming around aimlessly, yet we all know that when they get properly introduced they'll be fucking beasts on par with if not stronger than the commanders and the calamities
Will Capone Enel Face when Luffy Jumps out of big Mom's special wedding cake?
>implying colour of armament haki is the only haki
No more replies for you senpai
We don't know. As far as I'm concerned a person's powers aren't awakened unless otherwise stated. I'm sure it will be developed more once Luffy unlocks his own awakening.
Blackbeard literally sensed luffy's haki at impel down before luffy himself knew what the fuck haki was. And he was a powerful NW fighter for over 20 years and was able to get at fucking shanks.
But yeah, he doesn't have haki. Fucking Bellamy has haki, but the FINAL BOSS OF THE MANGA doesn't. roflmao
Cracker was full health and didn't have any distractions.
Dofla already had his guts shredded by Law and part of his stamina was being used to activate Bird Cage.
Gear 4 wouldn't do shit to Bird Cage by the way.
Also, Luffy's Gear 4 couldn't even break Dofla's sunglasses or teeth.
>given that his devil fruit performs the same function
>Thread on a chapter release day is full of powerlevel fags
People always say "One Piece is not like other shonens, it has strong goofy characters!", and yet all goofy and weird characters are pretty much jobbers, strong relevant guys are edgy or badass most of the time. The only exception I can think of is Big Mom herself, who is pretty goofy, but even she has pretty much two mods - a comedic one and a legit terrifying one.
This was the last time we saw Makino before she gave birth, was she already pregnant by then?
And who the fuck is the father?
Yeah no, the point is that Enel had Observation Haki alongside his good fruit and Katakuri has it with his faggot fruit. If Luffy could defeat a clearly superior opponent who could also predict his attacks, I doubt he'd lose here.
>and yet all goofy and weird characters are pretty much jobbers, strong relevant guys are edgy or badass most of the time.
It depends on your definition of edgy or badass. You describe Big Mom as terrifying but she doesn't fit the standard mold for shonen villain designs at all. The Blackbeard Pirates are the final bosses of the series and they're completely out of the ordinary too.
A character not having a super high power level doesn't make them worthless to the story anyway.
he got his DF after 20+ years of being a NW pirate, are you dense?
he scarred shanks. you don't land a hit on people with haki unless you have it too or you are too fast for them (and bb obviously isn't too fast for shanks)
It's finally happening!
Year of Jinbe
I'd expect powerlevel faggotry not to happen here, since OP has shown countless times that a character's power is not marked by his position or bounty and that it surely isn't classifiable on a linear scale.
Oda's incredibly hesitant on killing characters who actually have a name and role in the manga. He's killed random dudes like Mr. 11 in the past when they only exist to be killed in the same chapter.
Hell, he couldn't even commit to killing that slave who bit off his tongue in Sabaody or all the nameless Brownbeard mooks in Punk Hazard. He really likes happy endings.
>Dragon the man labeled as the MOST WANTED CRIMINAL IN THE WORLD
>Not having a bounty
It's his dream to become one, so unless he dies he'll become one and set the Marines down a new path.
Garp didn't need a fruit to get the opportunity to become Fleet Admiral.
Haki is going a long way these days with their upgrades, we just got one that can see into the future.
So there endgame Admirals will be...
I'm guessing that something will happen to Kizaru during the Vegapunk arc, and that Fujitora will eventually get too pissed at the Marines. No idea about Ryokugyu for obvious reasons.
Smoker will be the fleet admiral since he's Luffy's main rival and it's his job to reform the marine (with Coby and Fujitora)
On a related note, I think
X-Drakewill survive too and become the 'dark-side' of the new marine
>Cracker vs Doffy
Don't forget just how OP Doffy's strings were. He can turn the whole landscape into string to counter Cracker's army. He also has more finishing power than Cracker. Doffy wins mid diff.
>current Luffy without using gear 4 vs current Smoker
Smoker gets roflstomped
>Luffy vs Law
Tough. Law's fruit is really broken, but Luffy outpaces and outmuscled Law. It depends on the situation.
>Zoro vs Jinbei
Zoro. Has too many powerful long-range slash attacks for a mid-range fistfighter to beat.
>current Luffy vs not dead Ace
Ace gets roflstomped just like Smoker. Factoring in G4, Luffy is faster, amazing at CoO and CoA, and hits hard enough to snap islands in half.
>she sure loves her husband
canon with alarming rate
It's not actually Makino's kid, it's Ace's. He got some girl knocked up while he was hunting for Blackbeard, and after his death Garp found the baby and brought it to the village to hide it from the government. Once Oda reveals this it's going to mark a moral victory over the world government because they weren't able to eradicate Roger's bloodline after all. There's no other way for that baby to be significant because there's not really a reason to care about any other character having a child beyond "oh, good for them I guess".
If Jinbe actually does end up getting a permanent sacrifice at the end of this arc instead of pulling a fakeout death like usual I'm gonna take it as a sign that we're not actually getting any more Straw Hats.
If a character like him who's been heavily involved with the story for years and has a lot of buildup behind him isn't able to become a main character at this stage of the series I doubt new random wacky island friends will.
He'll admit his mistakes, publicly apologize, then retire peacefully while raising bonsai trees just like your typical yakuza boss.
That or he'll die tragically, stabbed with
Hopefully Big Mom destroys FI after the wedding to make up for that shitty arc.
Luffy really is the one who will destroy that place.
lmao I assure you that dude is more alive than Elvis.
>Ace banged this loli until she got pregnant
>she died in childbirth just like Rouge
I'm sure this manga has a not-so-subtle antisemitic image.
Blackbeard and Usopp, two scheming, backstabbing and cowardly characters, look like Jewish caricatures.
Rob Lucci goes without saying.
All the pre-TS Marine Admirals could pass for Jews.
You know, I agree. The main antagonist is a World Government, the ideals of the heroes are romanticist (which is a thought that basically gave outflow to the nazis), the emphasis lies on dying for beliefs and fighting rather than conniving to achieve goals.
Hell, Whitebeard's sign was a damn swastika.
Zoro, he's faster, stronger, has much bigger range and from pure storytelling perspective will always be beside Luffy in combat power, because there's nothing else he specializes at. Although if combat happened underwater there could be possibilities.
I loved this cover page. I almost cried seing Crocodile taking care of a pug.
Thanks, based Oda.
I'm not saying that but come on, a guy who puts artificial family over blood family, that's also straight against traditionalist jewish values.
There's just a lot of subtext pointing to it.
I had totally forgotten about this. Aladine and his crew are on their way back to Fishman Island to get fucked.
I hope Praline betrays them.
Regardless who's the mother, I think it'd be great if the baby is Ace's.
Not to mention that Shiki (Roger's rival) was spotted in Reverse Mountain (East Blue), it's possible that he'll somehow get to raise Roger's grandson, just like how Garp and WB raised Ace.
>Not to mention that Shiki (Roger's rival) was spotted in Reverse Mountain (East Blue)
Are you tripping balls, man? Shiki barely was mentioned escaping although it would be great seeing him beyond that special chapter.
>We will never have a cool nakama like Caesar or Crocodile, just a fat meme fish.
I could have missed it but did Germa(ns) really didn't think that Big Mom would want to kill them so she could take possession of their army? How could they be so fucking stupid and optimistic about this wedding?
We aren't even getting the cool fat meme fish.
That said, the straw hats have a strange relation with literally every princess they meet. Basically all of them being considered nakama but not actually being part of the crew. If the straw hats ever go to a world wide princess meet up they might accidentally take over the world.
>That said, the straw hats have a strange relation with literally every princess they meet. Basically all of them being considered nakama but not actually being part of the crew
They're just friends with Shirahoshi and Rebecca. They're not unoffiial crewmates.
Their relationship with Vivi is a lot more complex.
The last few weeks they haven't been, it's just that they have a monopoly over the scan scene. People go by their scans are misinformed and wrong about a lot of shit cause of them.
>Dog Tooth able to see the future
>Assassination thwarted before it even started
Mangastream is generally quicker and has been around for a while. People are obviously more familiar with it as a result.
As long as its readable people don't usually care about accuracy when reading scanlations. If they did they'd wait for Viz.
That's after he got married and rounder.
This is when he still single
And he seems to be the only source of news lots of people get. To control history, you control the media of the people living in it. Perhaps he started off genuine and got lured in with things.
Probably feeds her information before it is made public, misleads the public about her actions, downplays certain crimes and exaggerates others (i.e. ignores the robbery of a Poneglyph but loudly shouts about a brutal massacre). etc. etc.